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Advanced A+ Certification: Hardware/OS II


with Ed2Go

Calendar Sep 12, 2018 , runs for 6 weeks

Advanced A+ Certification:  Hardware/OS II

F 2018 – sessions start 9/12/2018

The Advanced CompTIA A+ Certification Prep course focuses on fun technology. You'll learn everything you need to know to select, install, and service video, sound, and portable computers. The course teaches networking, both wired and wireless, because every well-rounded tech needs to know it. You'll learn about security, security, security. The Advanced course completes the three-course CompTIA A+ Certification Exam Prep cycle and prepares you for both the 901/902 exams and for real life as a tech.  Fee: $159

Basic A+ Certification: Hardware I


with Ed2Go

Calendar Sep 12, 2018

Basic A+ Certification:  Hardware I

F2018 – session starts 9/12/2018

Time to roll up those sleeves and dive inside the personal computer!  The Basic CompTIA A+ Certification Prep course teaches you about the hardware common to virtually every personal computer. You'll learn how things work, how to configure everything, and how to troubleshoot in real-world environments. This course gives you the knowledge upon which you'll base the rest of your CompTIA A+ certification studies for the 220-901 and 220-902 exams. This is your first step to becoming a PC technician. So what are you waiting for?!?  Fee: $159

Courses start approximately every 4 to 6 weeks. Go to and search for A+ Certification to find IT classes.

Beginning Computers for Seniors


with Bill Keller

Calendar Sep 25, 2018 at 2:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Beginning Computers for Seniors

Welcome to the world of technology!  If you’re new to computers or have tried using them but are still not comfortable, then this is the course for you!  Try something new in a comfortable and relaxed environment.  We will work together to cover the basics of how computers work, how to use them, types of hardware and software, learning basic word processing, using e-mail, using the Internet and special topics of interest.  This class is for true beginners.  If you use a computer and are comfortable with the basics, think about enrolling in one of our other computer classes.  No Senior Discount will be given with this class.

Instructor: Bill Keller,

Tuesdays, 9/25 – 11/13, 2:30 – 5:00 PM for 8 sessions

Location: Windham High School - Adult Ed Computer Lab

Fee: $39, plus $10 lab fee



Bill Keller has a B.S degree in Science/Secondary Education, a B.S in Computer Technology, and an MsEd in Secondary Education/Science. He has over 20 years of experience teaching at the high school and adult education levels in addition to many years teaching in the military. Bill has been teaching technology courses with Windham Raymond Adult Ed since 2008 and is a superb raised bed gardener. 


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Community Awareness Internet Safety


with Matthew Cyr

Calendar Oct 3, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Community Awareness Internet Safety

This class will be a 45-minute PowerPoint presentation for parents and guardians of children ages 5-17 includes; facts of online risks, statistics, videos, and other resources, tips for keeping children safer online. This is a program developed by the Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The program is endorsed by The Maine Attorney General’s Office.

Instructor: Officer Matthew Cyr

Wednesday, 10/3, 6:00 – 7:00 PM for 1 session

Location: Windham High School - Room 110

Fee: Free (Please pre-register by calling 892-1819)

Instructor Bio:

Officer Cyr is a 24-year veteran of law enforcement. He has served as a patrolman, field-training officer, is a certified instructor with the Maine Criminal Justice Academy and has spent the last 18 years of his career as the Community Services Officer. He is a certified CRASE (Citizen Response to Active Shooter Events) trainer, CPR/First Aid instructor and is currently working toward his Maine Guides License. Cyr is certified and trained in many different aspects of law enforcement.


Exploring Google


with Bill Keller

Calendar Sep 25, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Exploring Google – It’s not just a search engine

In this class, we will explore the many applications associated with a Google Account. It’s not just a search engine or email though we will discuss those as well. We’ll check out apps such as calendar, drive, docs, chat, photos, maps/earth and more as time allows. Students should have general familiarity with computers and the internet. GMAIL is not necessary though an account will have to be set up to fully explore the apps.

Instructor: Bill Keller

Tuesdays, 9/25 – 10/16, 6:00 - 8:00 PM for 4 sessions

Location: Windham High School – Adult Ed Computer Lab

Fee: $29 


Bill Keller holds B.S degrees in Science, Computer Tech, and an MsEd in Secondary Ed/Science. Bill has been teaching technology courses with Windham Raymond Adult Ed since 2008 and is a superb raised bed gardener. 

Microsoft Excel


with Shelli Pride

Calendar Sep 12, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Microsoft Office certifications are valuable, nationally recognized, industry credentials, and the need for Microsoft Office skills is increasing dramatically as more and more schools and businesses embrace newer technologies. This class will cover the "introductory" skills needed to be successful in the next class in the series, Level II Advanced, and ultimately to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification test. The following skills will be introduced:  capturing data, calculating data by using formulas, managing data ranges, summarizing and analyzing data, formatting worksheet and chart content, and managing macros and user-defined functions. No class 10/3.

Instructor: Shelli Pride

Wednesdays, 9/12 - 10/10, 6:00 to 8:30 PM for 4 sessions

Location: Windham High School, Room 121

Fee: $64, plus $25 book fee, $10 lab fee

Shelli Pride is the College Transitions Coordinator and possesses over 22 years of adult education teaching experience.  She is also the owner of Pride's Business Services for the past 22 years, which offers bookkeeping and tax preparation services.

Quickbooks - Section II


with Shelli Pride

Calendar Nov 6, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

 QuickBooks – Section II

This class covers the fundamental features of QuickBooks software.  Students will be shown how to get the program up and running and how to perform basic bookkeeping tasks for a small business operation.  Once the fundamental skills are learned, students will learn how to use QuickBooks to its fullest potential.  The principles of basic accounting, reporting and other features will be covered.  Prerequisite:  Knowledge of computers required.

Instructor: Shelli Pride, see bio on page 18

Section I, Tuesdays, 9/18 – 10/23, 6:00 – 8:30 PM for 6 sessions

Section II, Tuesdays, 11/6 – 12/11, 6:00 – 8:30 PM for 6 sessions

Location: Windham High School - Room 129/Tandberg

Fee: $69, plus $25 textbook, $10 lab fee

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